[texworks] How to set package location(s)?

Paul A Norman paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 07:24:30 CET 2011

Hi Ahmed,

Do you know if you have TeXLive or a TeX system installed on your Mac at all?

Have a look in Tw under Mneu://Edit/Preferences/ and the Typesetting
tab and see if Tw auto detected anything.


On 8 March 2011 12:13, Ahmed Mohammed Hassan Abdel-Fattah Ashry
<ashryster at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Yet another newbie ;)
> I've recently installed TeXworks on my Mac, but I still can't compile my
> .TeX files because it shows it can't find some needed .sty files.
> FYI, I'm a windows user (new to Mac), but I'm very interested in getting
> used to it. I've tried adding the path containing such files using the
> "Preferences --> typesetting" menu... it still can't find the needed .sty
> files...
> I'd appreciate if someone would tell me how to point the TeXworks to see the
> different .sty files I have [I used to using WinEdt and I usually put my
> .sty files in one directory, and just refresh :) ].
> Any idea(s)? links?...etc.
> Best.
> --
> Ahmed Ashry

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